Uesugi Jinja Shrine, Yonezawa

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Feed koi carp from the traditional Japanese bridge at Uesugi Jinja Shrine, dedicated to the war god Uesugi Kenshin, one of the most popular warriors of the "warring states" period. Sometimes referred to as "Samurai Village," you can view a treasure trove of artifacts and mementos including armors, swords, paintings, and Buddhist calligraphy works. The surrounding grounds provide a great place for a picturesque and peaceful stroll, with grand trees delivering profuse blossoms in April, and changing spectacularly in October, providing excellent photo opportunities. Before you head to Yonezawa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Yonezawa trip builder , to make sure you see all that Yonezawa has to offer, including Uesugi Jinja Shrine.
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  • Mars Uesugi Kenshin's body is painted with lacquer, Aizu and Yonezawa has been transported from echigo. The Uesugi family mausoleum is located slightly away from the Uesugi shrine are also like tension there is. Fluttering Dragon flag "--" and end in front of the Torii gate. Shrine located almost in the center of the Yonezawa Castle was making columns by this 1/7, including the shrine visits. However, in about 5 minutes, from the matrix of the new year as nothing degree? On-site date House and the Uesugi family relationships, a why families both Crest bamboo had been about a sparrow or a description. If you visit here with the clockwise circulation bus (yonethead) (blue bus) station about 10 minutes. Fare is 200 yen. It is 1 hour. If you missed the taxi quick, fare is about 1000 yen. If you're heading in one taxi even better. Back went straight over the Causeway from the Uesugi shrine, Yonezawa Castle history rolled past the signal a little from the bus stop, anti-clockwise (yellow bus) is still about 15 minutes. However, should the bus I thought late. About 10 Government-has a spare 15 minutes. For example if evening bus of 16:50 aimed at the 20-minute delay at Yonezawa station 16:25 as well. 17:44 Fukushima heading usually fit in enough to train. This is the last train connecting to the Tōhoku main line actually 1/2018 now, this train can be reached Tokyo during the same day.
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  • From Yonezawa station 2.3 km and was sweating. And or unable to walk well, but according to the times. Buses are about one every 1 hour. If round trip plus stop at 200 yen, day ticket 500 yen are nice and. Is not old exceptional official we site is large, but large main hall, but as a tourist Yes and. Near the souvenirs are stricken. It should, however, still winter snow because there are many measures.
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  • 14 place of 1/2 went to the shrine. Side by side 20-30 minutes, so there was always more long procession of worshippers, but, we pray safe and sound!
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